Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen sure do know how to football

Illustration for article titled Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen sure do know how to football

As someone whose attitudes towards NFL matchups could best be described as something between indifferent and aggressively indifferent, I can say with all authority that this is the greatest Super Bowl themed photo ever taken. (Seriously, though – it's got to be up there, right?)

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I've never understood the dislike/indifference towards American football and sports in general that people have on here. Is the stereotype of the typical competitor and fan ruining it before anyone gives it a chance? I love games, comics, films, series and debating, discussing, and analyzing them with possibly too much passion, but I love me some sports to.

The statistics and history of the games are a blast to study, and to see someone refine their abilities and rise above the rest is just as thrilling if not more so, than reaching the climatic battle in a great series of sci-fi or fantasy novels.(especially if it's from the team/player you support)

I feel like the media coverage and the people who support the sports, in addition to some of the more outspoken and less intelligent athletes, have given many sports a bad rep among more intelligent communities such as this one.